Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Mycerinus
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, I 322, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 3.7 x 2.4 cm (1 7/16 x 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Fine-grained, wavy-lined, flat-bottomed, model cylinder jar, drilled with borer, and a piece missing from rim.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT I 322. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition